Obituaries

Obituaries

Orville James Rule 1928 - 2007 Topeka

Graveside services for Orville James Rule, 78, Topeka, will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Blakely Cemetery in Madison.Mr. Rule died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home.He was born Nov. 24, 1928, in Lawrence, the son of Tom and Irene Corbin Rule.Mr. Rule worked as a crane operator at a sand plant in Lawrence. He operated Rule's Blacksmith and Welding in Overbrook and Topeka since 1971 and recently retired for health reasons.He married Shirley Juanita Muse on Oct. 9, 1954. She died March 4, 2002.Survivors include three sons, Orville "Jim," David and Steve, all of Topeka; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Mr. Rule was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacque Lynne.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Newcomer Family Funeral Home in Topeka.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 1315 S.W. Arrowhead Road, Topeka 66604.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.newcomerfamily.com">www.newcomerfamily.com</a>.